The law firm of Howell Moore & Gough LLP brings together the talents and experience of six well-established lawyers who enjoy outstanding reputations in the Santa Barbara legal community.  Each of the firm’s three founders has over thirty years of experience in his respective specialty and was a member of the Santa Barbara law firm Schramm & Raddue prior to forming their own firm in 1996.  Joining the firm in August 2005, Kim McDaniel brings over twenty years of experience and was most recently a partner with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton in Santa Barbara.  In 2008, Rick Battles joined Howell Moore & Gough after twenty-three years with the local law firm of Mullen & Henzell L.L.P., while Ed Thoits joined the firm in 2010 after practicing a combined total of 25 years with both Schramm & Raddue and Mullen & Henzell L.L.P.